Engineering Technical Lead - Batteries

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Role Number:200125511
Do you have a passion for invention and self-challenge? Do you thrive on pushing the limits of what’s considered feasible? As part of our Battery Engineering group, you’ll help craft creative battery solutions that deliver more energy in smaller spaces than ever before. You’ll work across disciplines to transform improved hardware elements into a single, integrated design. Join us, and we will innovate new battery technologies that continually outperform the previous iterations. By collaborating with other product development groups across Apple, you’ll push the industry boundaries of what batteries can do and improve the product experience for our customers across the world. This is an excellent opportunity to work on the forefront of battery development with an exemplary company consistently bringing innovations in the industry. As part of Battery Engineering, you will have responsibility to successfully develop new battery products through the technical direction of highly talented multi-functional engineering teams and supplier partners specialized in the development of batteries.

Key Qualifications

  • Eight years experience with combination of battery-related technical expertise (deep or broad) with multi-functional leadership responsibility
  • Completion of numerous product development cycles to ship
  • Familiarity with various rechargeable lithium-ion battery chemistries
  • Integration of batteries into products and devices Skills:
  • Strong aptitude towards detailed and meticulous designs with emphasis on simple and elegant design concepts for mass production.
  • Cross-disciplinary technical (mechanical, materials, electrical, software)
  • Excellent leadership skills with a lead-by-example attitude
  • Skilled in data presentation, communication, problem solving, critical thinking
  • Ability to develop collaborative networks among peers and multi-functional teams quickly
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Draws upon process to improve results in innovation-based culture
  • Self-starter with excellent time management skills and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Relies on data to support technical decisions


You will be responsible for establishing and meeting battery technical requirements through the realization of robust designs qualified for mass production. Key responsibilities are: - Monitors mechanical and electrical design for correct integration of battery module and within devices and systems. - Reviews integration issues and drives engineering and operations teams for robust closure of issues - Explores new architectures with product teams towards optimal battery design direction - Transitions newly established battery technologies into product design - Influences early-phase design simulation and analysis for superior design rigor - Structures technical investigations to reduce project risk - Assures alignment between design tolerances and process capability - Facilitates high-quality multi-functional design reviews - Owns the tough decisions when the multi-functional team cannot decide - Ensures robust product qualification design

Education & Experience

MS or BS Degree in technical discipline

Additional Requirements